Career Opportunities

Working for us

If you choose to work for the WMA or any of its Member Boards you will be joining an organisation which is striving to provide employees with a positive employment experience. Whether you work for us as a digger driver or as a member of the senior management team, there will be a considerable variety of challenges in your diverse workload and you will be offered real opportunities for career development.

Passionate about Drainage and Water Level Management

The WMA and its Member Boards have a low staff turnover, the downside of this is that career opportunities don’t come up very often. However, if you are offered a position, you will get to work alongside and influence a number of refreshingly straightforward, professional and committed people, passionate about Drainage, Water Level Management and Local Democracy.

Equal opportunities

We want our workforce to reflect the make up of the communities we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer and offer flexible working patterns. Current employment opportunities are shown below.

Current employment opportunities

We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

South Holland Drainage Operative | Application Information & Job Description
To apply please send us your CV and a covering letter.
The closing date for receipt of applications for this role is Sunday 31 March 2024.

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Water Management Alliance Information Banner, Defenders of the Lowland Environment. A Working Alliance. Protecting People & Property, the developed & natural environment. Flood Risk Management; 2200 km of maintained channels, 74 pumping stations, 54 employees, annual turnover £6 million. Working in partnership. Meeting all of DEFRA’s requirements.

Contact details

During office hours
(between 8.30 am and 5 pm)
Tel: +44(0)1553 819600

Central Office: Pierpoint House, 28 Horsley’s Fields
King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5DD

Out of hours

Please contact the Duty Officer on +44(0)7841 571251 or send an email to Otherwise if you know who you need to contact in an emergency, please refer to the Member Board’s ‘Contact us’ webpage on this site for their out of hours contact details.

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